SSHRC Partnership Grants

SSHRC Partnership Grants (PG) provide support to new or existing partnerships for initiatives that advance research, research training, and/or knowledge mobilization in the Social Sciences and Humanities.

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SSHRC PG Quick Facts

 

Stage 1 application deadline: Feb 15th

Full submission timelines and instructions can be found on the ORS webpage

  • Stage 1 funding: up to $20,000
  • Letters of support needed from partners (draft letter templates available from SPARC)
  • Letter of support needed from UBC-VPRI (brokered through SPARC)

Stage 2: Full Application, by invitation, application deadline: Oct 29

Full submission timelines and instructions can be found on the ORS webpage

  • Full application funding: up to $500,000 per year, up to $2.5 Million in total
  • Duration: 4-7 years
  • 35% matching funds required (cash and/or in-kind)
  • Letters of support needed from partners (draft letter templates available from SPARC)
  • Letter of support needed from UBC-VPRI (brokered through SPARC)

 




SPARC Support Services

 

Program Outreach
  • Individual or group meetings: discussion of project, competition overview, workplan, timelines, other information sources
  • Test-Your-Concept

In preparation for the 2021 SSHRC Partnership Grant (PG) Stage1 competition, SPARC will host a Test Your Concept (TYC) panel. Panel members, including previous PG awardees and other SSHRC experts, will meet with each participant for 30-45 minutes to provide constructive feedback on research concepts. Please register for TYC by sending a 1-page summary of your research (as a Word document) to Danica Kell by November 15, 2020

Project/ Proposal Development

Introduction & Planning Meetings:

  • Partnership and research strategies
  • Project framework and governance structures
  • Team, partnership and network building and brainstorming sessions
  • Budget and in-kind/cash contributions
  • Meetings with students/program managers for training on proposal preparation
Proposal Review

Check back soon for details on the 2021 competition support timeline

Note: reviews are offered in partnership with Faculty-/Institute-based grant facilitators

Final Submission

UBC submission procedures and deadlines for the SSHRC PG competition can be found on the relevant ORS office webpage: Vancouver Okanagan.


SSHRC PG Program Statistics

 

Competition Year UBC submitted (Stage 1) UBC Invited Forward (Stage 1) UBC Success Rate (Stage 1) National Success Rate (Stage 1) UBC Awarded (Stage 2) UBC Success Rate (Stage 2)
2020 6 TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA
2019 4 3 75% 34% TBA TBA
2018 4 2 50% 41% 2 100%
2017 5 1 20% 34% 1 100%
2016 7 2 29% 32% 2 100%

 


SPARC Contact

Danica Kell, Research Development Officer, SPARC

Alan Kingstone, SSH Research Advisor, VPRI